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Manny Ramirez's Hall of Fame potential, Cleveland Indians questions for 2016 and Jose Bautista's death stare

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Seriously, do not steal an easy catch from Joey Bats.

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The Cleveland Indians had a travel day yesterday, mercifully bringing and end to their west coast road trip. With no game and no trade deadline to postulate over, it was a relative slow day for the Tribe but the rest of the league kept on ticking.

Here are your important news and notes (plus Jason Kipnis in a sweet car) for Friday, August 5, 2015.

Indians news & notes

Should former Indian Manny Ramirez be a Hall of Famer? If Cooperstown is meant to be a museum and a testament to the greatest players ever, absolutely. Wahoo's on Tribe digs into the numbers on why Manny should have a bust one day. (WahoosOnFirst.com)

Jordan Bastian has five important questions the Tribe need to answer for 2016 and beyond. Among them are regarding the future of young players, as well as the rebound potential for some not-so-young players. (Indians.com)

More Bastian-y goodness as the Indians beat writer answers fan's questions. My favorite tidbit is about Lonnie Chisenhall. Apparently it was his decision to play outfield, knowing that Urshela was drinking his milkshake at third base. (Indians.com)

Jason Kipnis made the most of the off day by hopping in a Rolls-Royce Wraith. A quick Google search tells me these usually start at round $290,000. Don't chip the paint, Kip. (Instagram)

Around the league

Shorstop is arguably the most important defensive position in baseball, and the Houston Astros have a great young one in Carlos Correa. But is he the best? Jeff Sullivan and FanGraphs looks at both sides of the argument. (FanGraphs)

Jon Stewart is leaving the Daily Show after 16 seasons. Throughout the course of his nightly satirical news program, he has continually talked about, loved and mocked his hometown New York Mets. With the Mets finally looking like a real team this year, Jon took a few minutes to mention them one last time. (MLB.com)

Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg is preparing to come off the disabled list. He has been sidelined with an oblique injury for the past six weeks and looks to prove that he can remain healthy and be the true #1 Nats fans want him to be. (ESPN.com)

The trade deadline was not kind for some teams and their general managers. Because of that, a lot of GMs may find themselves on a hot seat. In case you are wondering, Chris Antonetti is not mentioned. (FoxSports.com)

Behold, the Jose Bautista death stare. (Giphy.com)